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Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities in Zikula

Advisory by Netsparker.
Name: Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities in Zikula
Affected Software : Zikula
Affected Versions: 1.3.8 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-14-038

Zikula is an OpenSource PHP Application Framework, for your small to enterprise business or personal site.

Technical Details
Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in Zikula: (POST, fields: authentication_method[modname] )
Users'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x000554)</scRipt> (POST, fields:authentication_info[login_id])

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline
22/07/2014 - First Contact
24/07/2014 - Second Contact
15/8/2014 - Third Contact
03/12/2014 - Advisory released


Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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